POET 1.04 | Measuring the risk of surgery
Release Date: 12/28/2018
The Silver Tsunami is coming, are you prepared to assess the elderly patient? Mature patients present unique and interesting opportunities to perioperative practitioners. New ways of thinking and different approaches are always necessary. The British Geriatric Society's "Fit For Frailty" is here: https://www.bgs.org.uk/resources/resource-series/fit-for-frailty Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with their guest Houman Javedan, MD. Geriatrician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, assistant program director of the HMS Multi-Campus Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine, and Clinical...info_outline
What is a 'micromort'? Even more of a worry, what does ten of them mean? How do we measure and communicate risk to patients? Everyday activities all carry inherent risks, how do we put surgery into a context 'everyday people' can more easily understand?
Professor Monty Mythen presents with guests, Professor Sol Aronson, a tenured professor at Duke University and Executive Vice Chairman in the Department of Anesthesiology, and Dr Mike Irwin, Professor and Head, Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Hong Kong.
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Taken from a longer conversation to be found here: http://www.topmedtalk.com/ebpom-2017-pod-two-live-from-london/